A Woman’s World: “Ambition, Adventure and Exploration” Brings Fun Home to Broadway… And Defies the Odds

Originally published on Playbill.com View this story online While writing Fun Home, the new musical now in previews at Broadway’s Circle in the Square, Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron found themselves digging into their own personal histories. “There were times … Continue reading


The Audience

When writing about Helen Mirren’s performance as Queen Elizabeth in The Audience, a new play by Peter Morgan, opportunities for puns abound, but I will do my best to resist. Mirren is no stranger to the QE2; she won an … Continue reading


Heartless: How One Abnormal Pap Smear Lost a Woman Access to Gynecological Care

Originally published on Alternet.org View this story online “It just got scarier and scarier,” Anna Haas said, describing a recent visit to the doctor. But instead of a medical procedure, Haas was remembering her experience with her health insurance company. … Continue reading


Watch The Row J Roundtable for The Jewish Channel

I was invited to participate in the Row J Roundtable with Meredith Ganzman and Jesse Oxfeld, where we discussed the spring Broadway season.


Two Brothers, 15 Years and One Broadway Premiere: The Journey of Something Rotten!

Originally published on Playbill.com View this story online While the much-buzzed-about move to Broadway of the new original musical Something Rotten! may seem quick to industry watchers, the production’s Broadway premiere has actually been almost 20 years in the making. … Continue reading


A Woman’s World: Pam MacKinnon on The Decision to Restore Wasserstein’s Cut Dialogue to The Heidi Chronicles

Originally published on Playbill.com View this story online Pam MacKinnon, an award-winning director who has breathed new life into classic plays like Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and A Delicate Balance, is bringing another revival of a well-known play to … Continue reading


Catch Him If You Can: Aaron Tveit on “Graceland,” Coming Back to Broadway and Tveiter Tots

Originally published on Playbill.com View this story online Aaron Tveit may not have plans to sing while starring in the TV show “Graceland,” but Broadway fans need not fear: the versatile actor admits he has a tendency to burst into … Continue reading


Watch Carey Purcell’s Interview on Good Morning America

Following the publication of the article “Being a Bridesmaid is Driving Me Into Bankruptcy,” I was invited to discuss the article on Good Morning America. Watch the video below. ABC US News | ABC Sports News


Bullets Over Broadway

It’s not for a lack of trying. Bullets Over Broadway, the latest screen to stage musicalization to hit the Great White Way, certainly tries. It’s bright, sparkling and loud. The problem is, it still manages to only lad a somewhat … Continue reading


Being a Bridesmaid is Driving Me Into Bankruptcy

Originally published on Alternet.org View this story online My phone rings at 8 AM on a Saturday morning. I groggily look at the caller ID and see that it’s one of my good friends from high school. Still half asleep, … Continue reading